I’ve always been one who finds makeup that I like & I stick to it. I’ve honestly been using the same blush since high school….that’s how loyal I am. But, from time to time, I find new products to add to my collection & wanted to share what I use & why I use it! You can find everything linked at the bottom!
Estee Lauder Double Wear
I’ve recently discovered the Estee Lauder Double Wear & I swear it’s life changing. I was using the IT Cosmetics CC cream, which was great, but it would always leave me greasy looking by the middle of the day & I hated that. The double wear makes my face look so clean & honestly, by the end of the day, my face looks as good as it did when I first put on my makeup that morning. The double wear also passed the Houston Heat test. I was outside for a few hours & my face didn’t sweat off. At. All. #incredible.
I use the color: Rattan & apply with this brush.
Tarte Shape Tape
In addition to the double wear, I have a few other staples that I consider to be “Must Haves”. The Tarte Shape Tape– woah. If you’ve never used this, you’re truly missing out. Funny story– one of my best friends fell on her face & had terrible black eyes (it was all fun & games, I promise). I gave her the Shape Tape & it completely covered them up! I also have darker skin, so naturally have darker under eyes, & this always brightens my face. I def swear by this product.
I use the color: Light Neutral & blend this with the Amazon beauty blenders.
Estee Lauder Bronzer & Tarte Bronzer
After I put the first two things on, I apply the Estee Lauder bronzer on my cheeks, forehead & around my jaw line. Normal bronzer application I’d say. Sometimes, if I’m feeling pale, I put that ish all over. I then take some of the Tarte bronzer & apply it along my cheek bones for that contoured look. It smells like the beach & lasts for such a long time. It’s fab.
I use the color Medium Deep in the Estee Lauder & Park Ave Princess in the Tarte.
Anastasia Beverly Hills Brow Wiz & Tattoo Liner
I swear by the brow wiz. I color in my, already dark, brows to give them the shape I like. Even my eyebrow lady asked me if my brows were micro-bladed because this pencil is that good. I’ve tried a few knock off versions but nothing compares. I’ve also been loving this Kat Von D Tattoo Eye Liner. It’s not my everyday go-to but I definitely use it for when I go out. It goes on so nicely and would def be perfect if you’re someone who likes a winged look.
I use the brow wiz shade: dark brown.
MAC Blush & Tarte Lights Camera Flashes Mascara
I have been using this MAC Blush since high school. I swear. It’s just the right amount of pretty pink to add a pop to my cheeks. The lights camera flashes mascara is one that I keep coming back to. I was using the Dior blackout for a while but it would always leave black marks under my eyebrows so I switched back to this guy. I like it a lot & the bottle is super cute so that always helps 😉
I wear the blush color: Dolly Mix
Bobbi Brown Art Stick Lip
My favorite lip stick and liner in one! This is a matte lip color that I literally wear every day. I use the Rich Nude color as an every day & I like to spice things up with the Rose Brown color for going out. These honestly last for so long, too!